[18:08:13 July 20th, 2011] Shandong Newsnet: The Provincial Party Committee press briefing is confirmed to be held at 10, July the 21st, 2011. Conditions of the publication of History of Shandong Province and History of the Communist Party of Shandong will be issued. Our newsnet will offer you real live broadcast of the briefing then, please pay attention.
[09:48:00 July 21th, 2011] Shandong Newsnet: The briefing is officiated by Chen Qiang, Director of Propaganda Office of the provincial Party Committee.
[09:58:58 July 21th, 2011] Chen Qiang: Friends from the press, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.
[09:59:09 July 21th, 2011] Chen Qiang: On the occasion of celebrating the 90th anniversary of founding of the CPC, in order to push forward the climax of learning and publicizing history of the party, according to the deployment of the provincial party committee and the central Party History Research Office, the Party History Research Office of our provincial party committee has launched series of knowledge contests, exhibition, seminar and speeches about the party history and organized and arranged the edition of a series of authoritative basic books of Shandong party history including The Chronicle of the Communist Party of China’s Shandong Province and History of Shandong Province and History of the Communist Party of Shandong. The History of Shandong Province and History of the Communist Party of Shandong has been published officially. The provincial party committee press briefing is held here today. Mr. Chang Lianting, Director of the provincial Party Histroy Research Center, is invited to give us a brief introduction of the publication of History of Shandong Province and History of the Communist Party of Shandong and party history and development of Shandong. Reporters from the central press in Shandong, Hong Kong press branches in Shandong, as well as press directly under the province and main press of Jinan also attend the briefing.
[09:59:43 July 21th, 2011] Chen Qiang: Now I call on Mr. Chang Lianting to give us a brief introduction of the construction.
[09:59:43 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: Friends from the press, ladies and gentleman, good morning. On behalf of the provincial Party History Research Center and or the members devoting to Shandong party history researching, I would like to take this opportunity to give my sincere gratitude to you, friends from the press, for your consideration of and support to our work.
[10:02:05 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: On the occasion of celebrating the 90th anniversary of founding of the CPC, the first book that can show and reflect the whole history of Shandong CPC objectively, roundly and systematically, the History of Shandong Province and History of the Communist Party of Shandong is published officially. The book gives thoroughly description of 85-year unusual course of revolution, construction and reformation of Shandong CPC from 1921 to 2005. The publication of the book will have significant meaning to pushing forward study and education programs of party history and construction of an economic and cultural strong province. I will introduce the basic conditions of the book from four aspects.
[10:04:28 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: Firstly, the process of edition. The book has experienced a relatively long process of incubation and edition. It contains the wisdom and effort of senior leaders, editorial committee of the book and editing members from 13 institutions of the provincial discipline inspection commission and party committee.
[10:13:13 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: Secondly, basic framework of the book. The book is divided into two volumes including 12 pieces, 56 chapters, 215 sections and 1.1 million words.
[10:15:28 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: Thirdly, main features of the book. First, in aspect of standpoint, the book insists the reunification of party spirit and scientificity. Second, in aspect of standpoint, the book insists the reunification of learning from others and innovation. Third, in aspect of data source, the book insists the reunification of universality and authority. Forth, in aspect of content, the book insists the reunification of comprehensiveness and profundity.
[10:21:50 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: The books has a relatively specific interpretation of the 85-year-history of Shandong CPC.
[10:21:50 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: The unremitting struggle history, theoretical exploration history and self-construction history of the party constitute the main current of historical development of the party and reflect the essence of development of our party. History of Shandong CPC is a significant part of the CPC history and the book hold the principle line of the history during the description of the three struggle history, theoretical exploration history and self-construction history of the party.
[10:31:08 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: On the other hand, we not only reflected the great achievement and contribution of the party during the revolution, construction and reformation of our province, but also have recorded the fault of the party objectively.
[10:32:58 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: We could see it from the book that the key to the success in handling China’s affairs well lays in our party, and the strong leadership of the CPC is the fundamental guarantee for us to achieve the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. The coming history will continue our success. As long as adhering to the leadership of our party and the path of socialism and theoretical system of socialism both with Chinese characteristics, the Shandong party committee will certainly write a new chapter in leading the people of the whole province to construct of economic and cultural strong province and well-off society.
[10:33:51 July 21th, 2011] Chang Lianting: During the edition, we have got consideration, guidance and support from leaders of the provincial party committee and senior leaders and comrades ever worked in Shandong. On behalf of the editorial committee of the book, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the leaders and comrades ever given support and efforts to the edition and publication of the book. During the edition, we have made our effort to make the book to realize the basic task of it, which is to educate, encourage, alert and awake the people. However, because of the limit of the editor, there will inevitably be improper descriptions in the book. We welcome your valuable advices. Thank you.
[10:34:36 July 21th, 2011] Chen Qiang: History of the CPC is the precious spiritual wealth of the CPC and our nation. As an old revolutionary base area, the construction and development of Shandong CPC is a significant part of the history of CPC. We hope that you press could give vigorous publicity to the press conference to pushing forward the education activities of party history in party members and teenagers.
[10:35:26 July 21th, 2011] Chen Qiang: That’s the end of the briefing. Thank you.